VOX Washington DC

Public Affairs Internship-Spring 2020 ( Washington D.C.)

VOX Global, a bipartisan strategic communications firm that combines the intensity and agility of a political campaign with the experience of working for some of the most well-known companies and organizations in the world, is offering full-time, paid internships with its Public Affairs team.

Qualified applicants will be talented college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates willing to commit full time with the necessary skills to assist our team with writing, research, media outreach, social media analytics and more. Interns are provided a challenging and stimulating work environment and have the opportunity to participate in professional development trainings to grow their skills. Strong interest in communications, government relations and issue advocacy with exceptional attention to detail and writing skills is strongly preferred.

VOX Global believes a diverse team brings a wider range of personal and professional experiences and perspectives. We recognize that diversity and inclusion benefit our firm, our clients, and the communities in which we work and live. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

 

POSITION SPECS

While no two days look the same, regular intern assignments include media sweeps, research and drafting content for a variety of mediums.

Interns can expect to work closely with all levels of the organization on a variety of projects for clients in a diverse range of industries. They will refine their writing and research skills and be trained on a variety of industry tools.

The internship is a paid, full-time position based in the heart of downtown DC. The spring term runs approximately from January 21-May 29, 2020. If selected for a phone interview, please be prepared to indicate your availability, including scheduled time off.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Rising seniors or recent graduates with full-time availability (office hours from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
  • Demonstrated interest in communications, public relations, public affairs and/or related fields
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior work experience recommended
  • Professional Spanish competency a plus
  • Interest or experience with social media a plus
  • Interest or experience with data and analytics a plus

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Interested candidates must attach the following items to their online application upon submission:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter expressing interest in VOX Global and how an internship here would further your career goals.
  • Writing sample, which may include a classroom assignment, work product from a previous internship or an article from a campus newspaper/magazine.

If you need assistance reviewing career opportunities or completing an application, please email our careers team.

Please do not contact the office directly to apply – only resumes submitted through this website will be considered.

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